Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are the most common hospital-acquired bacterial infection among patients.  

According to the latest research, many hospitals still do not monitor catheter duration despite the fact that every day a patient is fitted with a urinary catheter, the likelihood of acquiring an infection significantly increases.

Studies also reveal that 25% of patients receive a urinary catheter at some point during their hospital stay and up to 50% of these are placed unnecessarily.

Help make sure your loved one doesn’t suffer a urinary tract infection in the hospital — share and follow this simple checklist!

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